Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman, politician, legal scholar, military commander, lawyer, banker, and economist. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was an influential interpreter and promoter of the U.S. Constitution, as well as the founder of the nation's financial system, the Federalist Party, the United States Coast Guard, and the New York Post newspaper. As the first secretary of the treasury, Hamilton was the main... Read More
|Born||January 11, 1755 or 1757
Charlestown, Nevis, British Leeward Islands
(now St. Kitts and Nevis)
|Died||July 12, 1804 (aged 47 or 49)
Greenwich Village, New York, U.S.